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Making the most of the NHMRC advisory committee

By Sasha Nimmo

Australian research is underfunded and the government’s clinical guidelines are outdated so the ME and CFS advisory committee is welcomed as an important opportunity for biomedical research and give Australian doctors desperately needed clinical guidance. 923 more words

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Episode 205: The Personal is Political – Reflections on Disability

You can listen to this episode above and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. You can also listen to this episode on Stitcher 173 more words

3 Hours...

I don’t have the capabilities to type on my own, without the assistance of my academic support worker; but, over my 56 years, I have developed a drive to achieve the improbable. 55 more words

Living The Dream with the National Disability Insurance Scheme

In this episode Dave (@withsobersenses) chats with Vanamali Hermans (@VChristabel) about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Whilst billed as ‘the most significant economic and social reform since the introduction of Medicare in the 1970s’ Vanamali shows how the NDIS often means the reduction in services for those with disabilities and bureaucratic hellishness. 99 more words

An Open Letter to the NDIS

I want to know how come I haven’t been contacted by a NDIS planner yet. I am becoming very blind, and you don’t know or understand how difficult it is for me, and how much worse it is becoming. 149 more words

Stress and hope

Man I am stressed. I’m talking head-spinning, hand-shaking, high-pitched-hysterical-style-laughter stressed. To add to the fun I was just served a weak coffee that is basically milk! 339 more words


Weekend Coffee Share... 19th March, 2018.

Welcome to Another Weekend Coffee Share!

How was your week? Oops! By now, I’ll also have to ask about your weekend. Perhaps, in the interests of brutal honesty, I should really be calling this “Monday Night Coffee Share”. 1,065 more words